Report: Increased Police Hiring Only Keeps Up With Attrition

Report: Increased Police Hiring Only Keeps Up With Attrition

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has promised to hire almost a thousand new police officers. It’s the biggest investment the city is making to solve what is arguably the biggest problem in Chicago: gun violence. But according to a Chicago Sun-Times analysis, the Mayor’s big solution will be doing little more than keeping up with attrition as officers leave the department. Reporter Dan Mihalopoulos joins us to talk about the report.